Mary Vensel White

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Mary Vensel White is the author of The Qualities of Wood (2014) and Bellflower (coming, early 2019). Her writing has appeared in The Rumpus, The Lindenwood Review, The Wisconsin Review, Author Magazine, Fiction Advocate, and other places. She writes about books and writing at, is a contributing editor at, and edits at She currently lives in Orange County, California with her four children.


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“She’d been able to handle Alan, to contain everything, but after seeing Erin in the hospital, he’d unraveled like never before.”

Mar 30, 2018